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252 THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
returned? Is not sometimes even valued? ,
When the Shadow of Death snatches one of the unap
preciated from our midst, we are filled with lamentations
that we did not better understand the poor crushed heart
that lies pulseless. The lips that longed for the caress,
cannot feel it now, nor can the friendly pressure be felt
by the cold waxen hand that lies so still on the coverlet.
Above the ''unappreciated one" is content. The angels
have struck the chord that no earthly hand could strike
and an enthusiasm is awakened in the soul that was un
known to it on earth. Love begets love, so say the poets,
and no one need fear that in showing his wariVi heart, that
anyone will esteem him less for it. It doubles respect for
him. Can warmest love be joined with deepest respect?
A grand nature can become warped by the continous bot
tling up of its natural affection, and the effect is often di
sastrous both to itself and to others.
"Love one another," our Lord said, and I do not think
that he added "and do not show it." Such is not record
ed anyway. Affection without emotion is a harp without
Don't be greedy with it. Give a little of it out. You
will feel all the better" for it and so will the world,
Remember never to judge a book by its cover. All that
glitters is not gold."
Take the contents; read it carefully. If people took the
trouble to thoroughly understand each other, there would
be less discord in the world.
We would not be forever standing on a precipice, afraid
that the slightest word spoken without deep reflection
would cause us to lose our balance and disappear over the
Examine the book. The binding may not be the latest
style or color, but the contents may breathe forth lovely